Maths Non Calculator Skills Higher


1. Qualification details

Qualification name Non regulated Adult skills formula funded provision, Level 2, Maths, 21 to 44 hrs
Qualification level Level 2
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course type Part time
Course start date 02 March 2020
Additional price description 0
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

The course is aimed at adults who wish to develop maths skills without using a calculator in order to take the Maths Level 2 Functional Skills accreditation. On this non-accredited course you will explore a range of interesting real-life applications of maths. Yes. Before you can enrol on this course the tutor will speak to you to see if you to discuss suitability for the course. Class work will sometimes be in pairs or small groups, and sometimes as a whole group. Your tutor will also work with you individually. You will be given homework/ self -study work on a regular basis. You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made. Your tutor will give you verbal feedback as a group during the session, and written feedback on paper exercises you do. You will decide individual learning goals with your tutor and see your progress over the term by keeping a folder of work. You will be able to talk to your tutor in one to one meetings about your learning during tutorials. Your tutor will ask for your feedback as a group at different times during the session and in course reviews. You will be able to formally record your views on the course at the end by completing an evaluation form. You may also complete ESFA & OFSTED surveys. It is very important for you to attend your classes regularly. If you are unable to attend a class, please notify your tutor. If you do not come to classes during the first week or fail to attend for two consecutive classes without informing your tutor, you may lose your place of study.

3. Entry requirements

You must be aged 19 + and complete an Initial Assessment which identifies Level 2 maths needs. A recent Level 1 qualification may enable learners to enrol for this course level. You will also need to have Level 1 English language skills for maths problem solving tasks at this level. We recommend that you have good skills with mouse and keyboard as some learning and exams will be computer-based.

4. Equipment required

Pencil, pens, calculator, ruler, compass and folder. You may be required to access a computer, smartphone or tablet with internet access for independent learning at home or in the library or during some classes.

5. Assessment method

Initial assessment before the course and diagnostic & formative assessments during the course. It is important that you complete homework on time. Your homework will be marked and the tutor will give you written and verbal feedback to support your progress.

6. Venue

Name Wood Green Learning Centre
Address Wood Green Learning Centre
2nd Floor, Central Library
N22 6XD
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7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
Wood Green Learning Centre 02 March 2020 View course
Wood Green Learning Centre 17 September 2019 View course
Wood Green Learning Centre 16 September 2019 View course